Siegmund Nimsgern

(b. 1940)

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(b St Wendel, 1940).

Ger. bass. Between 1967 and 1971 won singing comps. at 's Hertogenbosch, Cologne, Munich, and Berlin. Début Saarbrücken 1967 (Lionel in Maid of Orleans). Salzburg Fest. début 1970. Member of Saarbrücken Staatstheater 1971–4, then Deutsche Oper‐am‐Rhein. Brit. début 1972; CG 1973; Amer. début (S. Francisco) 1974; NY Met 1978. Sang Wotan at Bayreuth 1983–5.

Subjects: Opera.

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